Family Limnephilidae Kolenati 1848 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Limnephilidae

Alternative spelling: Limnophilidae

Parent taxon: Plenitentoria according to W. Wichard 2013

See also Carpenter 1992, Cockerell 1921 and Cockerell 1925

Sister taxa: Apataniidae, Brachycentridae, Goeridae, Lepidostomatidae, Limnephiloidea, Phryganeidae

Subtaxa: Anabolia Apatania Asynarchus Chaetopterygini Chilostigma Clistoronia Dicosmoecinae Dicosmoecus Drusinae Halesochila Indusia Limnephilinae Limnophilus Miopsyche Platyphylax Psychoglypha Pycnopsyche

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Ontario collections), Greenland (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Colorado)

• Pliocene of France (1)

• Miocene of France (3), Iceland (1), the Russian Federation (8), Slovakia (1), United States (3: Idaho, Washington)

• Oligocene of Brazil (1), France (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Montana)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (3), United States (7: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (1)

Total: 43 collections including 67 occurrences

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